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Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Best and Worst Things That Could Happen to a Mirror’s Edge Sequel

It seems like every few months, after everyone has almost given up hope, someone at EA or DICE will mention a Mirror’s Edge sequel. The most recent case of this was in early July, when EA exec Frank Gibeau told Game Informer, “It’s on the list. It’s just about looking at what teams are available, who’s got the right quality approach to it, and who understands it.”

It’s been almost four years since the original game came out, and while the initial response was lukewarm, it has since blossomed into a well-regarded title, often praised for its bravery to try something different. It’s a game that I loved the moment I first played it, and is still one of my favourite games of the current console generation. As such, I’m anxious to see a sequel, but I’m also wary of what a sequel might become if EA tries to turn it into a more broadly-appealing franchise. Read more of this post